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A 28-year-old male asked:

I thought i had a mole under my nail but dr said its a splinter hemorrhage and found one on my other nail as well. he said i had a heart murmur and wants me to get an echo. with no other symptoms, could this likely still be nothing?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Evaluation needed: Splinter hemorrhages warrant exclusion of infection of heart valves. Do not ignore your doctor's advice. Visit this site for info: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/endocarditis/symptoms-causes/syc-20352576 Wish you good health!

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